Lizards The Size Of Dogs Are Invading Texas In Droves

Invasive species are never welcome, but Texas’ newest uninvited guest takes that sentiment to a whole new level. The black-and-white tegu lizard is the size of a dog, and it’s spreading like wildfire across the southeastern U.S. – including right here in the good ol’ Lone Star State. Here’s everything you need to know:

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Have you ever spotted a black-and-white tegu lizard in Texas? If so, where? Let us know in the comments, and check out our previous article for more creepy crawlies you just might come across in the Lone Star State.

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